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One teenage boy was killed and another hospitalized in critical condition from a shooting in the Pico Union area, police said.

The shooting was reported at 6:42 p.m. Sunday in the 1500 block of Courtland Avenue, near the intersection of  Hoover Street and Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles Police Lt. Cliff Humphris said.

“The suspect produced a gun and shot two victims,” Humphris said.

The 14-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene and a 16-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition, he said.

Homicide detectives were on the scene canvassing for witnesses and evidence, said Humphris, who would not release suspect information.

—City News Service

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